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ARGO

3/1969
By appointment

The first edition of the Argo was published in March 1969. The Headmaster announced this first publication as as historic occasion paralleling the founding of the Register by George Santayana in 1881. The 1881 Register was to be a journal of "all events which we think will interest those who are, or have been, connected dwith the school". By 1969, the Register had become a purely literary magazine. The Argo was founded as a student newspaper with the goal to encourage communication between the students, faulty and administrative staff. The name comes from the ship ARGO, built by Argos with the help of Athena, in which Jason and the Argonauts sailed in quest of the Golden Fleece. The Argo has been recognized with the following journalistic awards: 1994 First Place New England Scholastic Press Association Competition 1996 Superior Achievement Award New England Scholastic Press Association 1996 Third Place Suffolk University High School Journalism Competition 1997 Superior Achievement Award New England Scholastic Press Association 1998 Superior Achievement Award New England Scholastic Press Association 2004 Highest Acievement Award New England Scholastic Press Association
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